Arizona is one of three states that have not been touched by President Barack Obama’s record-setting pace of prison sentence commutations.Read More »
The Republican primary is three months away, but U.S. Sen. John McCain already has his eyes on the general election and is taking an early shot at his likely Democratic opponent.Read More »
A Senate panel voted to declare Tuesday that the latest executive action on guns taken by President Obama is not enforceable in Arizona.Read More »
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff is the new poster child for the Republican insurrection against President Obama, at least according to a pair of recent editorials in national newspapers.Read More »
Some people collect antique cars. Others go fishing. Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal leaves posts anonymously about Adolf Hitler on political blogs.Read More »
A Latino legal civil rights organization plans to file a counter suit against the state in its legal challenge to Maricopa County Community College District’s policy of granting in-state tuition to illegal immigrants.Read More »
Statewide political warfare is usually reserved for even-numbered years, targets millions of Arizona voters and follows well-defined partisan boundaries. But the fight over solar energy in Arizona has broken all those maxims this year.Read More »
Barton gains nationwide notoriety for observations on Hitler, Obama
In a telephone interview with the Arizona Capitol Times, Barton stood by the comments, saying the comparison between Obama and Hitler was apt, at least in their style of leadership.
Gov. Jan Brewer met this afternoon with members of her cabinet to discuss preparations for a possible shutdown of the federal government, which would affect a wide array of Arizona agencies and services, and even the Grand Canyon State's namesake.Read More »
Still not enough to turn Arizona blue
It has practically become party doctrine among Arizona Democrats that the growing Latino population will turn the state purple, if not blue. To many, it’s simply a matter of when, not if.